We’ve been working on a FHIR®-conformant API designed to allow us to support 100% of our customer’s integration needs with a modern development experience, even if the systems on the other end aren’t so modern.
FHIR® INTEGRATIONS, TODAY
Redox is bringing FHIR® to healthcare developers in 2021. You will be able to use FHIR®, regardless of what is in use on the other side (today or in the future).
The Redox FHIR® API provides:
Simplified, strictly defined FHIR R4 API
Standardization of HL7v2, CDA documents, custom EHR APIs, and EHR FHIR profiles with one API
Adherence to ONC requirements
Sandbox environment with clinical and operational test data
With the release of the final rule for the Cures Act, the healthcare industry is looking forward to FHIR® as the future of integration.
However, the deadline for EHRs to make FHIR® APIs available isn’t until December 2022. While some vendors are ahead of the curve, we’re at the very beginning of a long transition process.
THE PATH TO FHIR
WHAT TO EXPECT
For the next several years, most providers are going to be stuck in a complex world of support for different standards without a clear incentive to move from legacy standards to FHIR®.
Healthcare developers should expect:
Variances in implemented FHIR® versions
Incomplete support of full integration workflows
Limited support for FHIR®-based event notifications
Minimal support for write-back via FHIR®
THE GRAY PERIOD OF TRANSITION
Across the more than the 1000 integrations Redox supports, only 8% would be able to power their integration using only the mandated APIs. An additional 58% of our integrations would be partially supported.
FHIR® is a registered trademark of Health Level Seven International (HL7) and are used with the permission of HL7. Use of this trademark does not constitute an endorsement of products/services by HL7®.
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